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Posted on 01/16/2022
Looking for a New Home? Don't Forget These 3 Things
Photo by Matilda Wormwood from Pexels Shopping for a home is vastly different than shopping for anything else. Home buying is typically the most fiscal investment a good percentage of people make. There’s a lot more to it than just money, however. Finding the right home requires patience and open-mindedness and clear priorities. So how do you find...
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Posted on 01/09/2022
3 Things To Consider About Exterior Door Energy Efficiency
When climate-controlled air escapes or gaps allow non-climate-controlled air inside, heating and cooling system are forced to work overtime. Although frugal people often calculate the cost benefits of replacement windows to reduce energy loss, entry and secondary doors also have a significant effect. A poorly insulated door with even small gaps around the casing can create ongoing drafts....
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Posted on 01/02/2022
3 Simple Tips for Preventing Frozen Pipes
If you live in a climate with freezing temperatures, it's important to protect your pipes. Water freezing inside pipes can cause them to rupture, leading to expensive leaks and even flooding. Unfortunately, since water pipes are all hidden away, it's easy to forget they're at risk of freezing. Here are some tips for simple ways to prevent your...
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Posted on 12/26/2021
Tips for Navigating a Hot Housing Market
In real estate, a “hot market” refers to a market with lower inventory and higher demand. When the market is hot, there is more competition for property and this can make buying a home more difficult. If you’re trying to buy a home, here are some tips for how to navigate a hot market. Start With a Broad...
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Posted on 12/19/2021
Succulent Benefits: Why You Need These Plants in Your Life
The many types of succulents are all incredibly beautiful, especially when kept in fantastic condition with the right growing techniques. Unfortunately, their care can be difficult to master, leaving you troubleshooting more often than not. It’s well worth putting the time into learning what they need, however, since these sweet plants can provide many amazing benefits. Want to...
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Posted on 12/12/2021
New Homebuyers Should Save Money for These 3 Expenses
Photo by Kaboompics .com from Pexels Buying a home for the first time is often a stressful yet rewarding time. It’s a complicated process involving many variables and many costs. One question that many first-time homebuyers have is about preparation: how much should you save before buying a house? Here we will go over the 3 most important...
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Posted on 12/05/2021
Make Your Own Simple Screen Divider
There are a plethora of creative ways to divide a room. There are also many room dividers you can DIY to save money while building something completely custom. One simple and convenient way to divide a room is with a folding screen. Here is all of the info you'll need to make your own screen room divider. Materials...
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Posted on 11/28/2021
What is Rustic Style Interior Design?
Photo by Cassandra Ortiz on Unsplash Rustic design is one of many styles that can be difficult to define. Elements of interior design styles are shared and combined so frequently that you might not know what is rustic and what might be something else. Luckily, there are a few specific characteristics unique to rustic design you can use...
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Posted on 11/21/2021
Environmental Art Explained
Environmental art became popular in the late 20th century because of growing concern and awareness for the environment. Environmental art has several overlapping characteristics as land art or earthworks, but comments or establishes an opinion on environmental issues. As artists continue to think about the environment as a cohesive system rather than a living space, the appeal and...
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Posted on 11/14/2021
Backyard Camping: Have an Adventure at Home
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels Backyard camping allows you to have an adventure at home. For those who have never been camping before, it can be a great way to prepare. It can also be a fun activity for everyone in the house when the weather is warm and you want to get away without getting away....
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Posted on 11/07/2021
Keeping Your Home Clean While Still Living in Your Space
These days, the home isn't just the place you go for relaxation at the end of a long day — it's the center of your universe. Whether you are working remotely or helping out with virtual learning, you may find your home gets messier quicker than anticipated. Here are a few tips to help you clear the clutter...
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Posted on 10/31/2021
3 Smart Technology Upgrades to Help Sell Your House
If you’re putting your house on the market, you’re likely trying to find every way to increase buyer interest. There are many things you can do to boost home value and attractiveness to potential buyers. One thing that has become increasingly effective in modern home sales is smart technology. If you’re interested in adding some easy smart home...
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